SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 26, 2012
UNITED RENTALS, INC.
UNITED RENTALS (NORTH AMERICA), INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 622-3131
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
The information set forth below under Item 8.01 is incorporated herein by reference.
The 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the 2013 Annual Meeting) of United Rentals, Inc. (the Company) has been tentatively scheduled for May 8, 2013, with an expected record date of March 11, 2013. Because the tentative date of the 2013 Annual Meeting is more than 30 days before the anniversary date of the 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, in accordance with Rule 14a-5(f) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), the Company is informing stockholders of such change.
For a stockholder proposal to be considered for inclusion in the Companys proxy statement for the 2013 Annual Meeting in accordance with Rule 14a-8 under the Exchange Act, the proposal must be received by the Companys Secretary at the address set forth below no later than January 7, 2013. Any such proposal also must comply with Rule 14a-8 under the Exchange Act.
For a stockholder proposal that is not intended to be included in the Companys proxy statement for the 2013 Annual Meeting under Rule 14a-8 under the Exchange Act, written notice of the proposal, which notice must include the information required by the Companys bylaws, must be delivered or mailed and received by the Companys Secretary at the address set forth below by the close of business on February 7, 2013 (ninety days prior to the 2013 Annual Meeting Date), in accordance with the advance notice provisions of the Companys bylaws.
The address of the Companys Corporate Secretary is: United Rentals, Inc., Five Greenwich Office Park, Greenwich, Connecticut 06831, Attention: Corporate Secretary.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: November 26, 2012